Chenodeoxycholic Acid

In the US, Chenodeoxycholic Acid is a member of the drug class gallstone solubilizing agents and is used to treat Gallbladder Disease.

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A05AA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000474-25-9

Chemical Formula

C24-H40-O4

Molecular Weight

392

Therapeutic Category

Treatment of cholesterol gallstones

Chemical Names

(3α,5β,7α)-3,7-Dihydroxy-cholan-24-oic acid (WHO)

17β-(1-methyl-3-carboxypropyl)etiocholane-3α,7α-diol

3α,7α-Dihydroxy-5β-cholan-24-oic acid

3α,7α-Dihydroxy-5β-cholan-24-säure (IUPAC)

3α,7α-Dihydroxy-5β-cholanic acid

3α,7α-Dihydroxycholanic acid

5β-Cholan-24-oic acid, 3α,7α-dihydroxy-

7α-Hydroxylithocholic acid

Anthropodesoxycholic acid

Cholan-24-oic acid, 3,7-dihydroxy-, (3α,5β,7α)-

Gallodesoxycholic acid

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Acide chénodésoxycholique (OS: DCF)
  • Chenodeoxycholic Acid (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Chenodiol (OS: USAN)
  • ACDC (IS)
  • CDC (IS)
  • CDCA (IS)
  • Chenic Acid (IS)
  • Chenix (IS: SolvayPharmace)
  • Chenosäure (IS)
  • Chenossil (IS)
  • Acidum chenodeoxycholicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Chenodeoxycholic Acid (PH: BP 2011, JP XV)
  • Chenodeoxycholic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Chenodeoxycholsäure (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Chénodésoxycholique (acide) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Aylehning
    Chung Mei, Taiwan
  • Bilenor (Chenodeoxycholic Acid and Ursodeoxycholic Acid)
    Myung Moon, South Korea
  • Chenodiol
    Nexgen, United States
  • Chenofalk
    ARIS, Turkey; Falk, Germany; Tramedico, Netherlands
  • Chenonine
    Pfoshen, Taiwan
  • Chino
    Fujimoto Seiyaku, Japan
  • Lithofalk (Chenodeoxycholic Acid and Ursodeoxycholic Acid)
    Falk, Germany
  • Sulisou
    Kojar, Taiwan
  • Theramatic
    Uni-Pharma, Greece
  • XENBILOX
    Sigma-tau, Germany

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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